New Databases: Fall 2014

New Databases for September 2014

Abstracts in Anthropology

• Publishing three thousand abstracts per volume which provide a thorough coverage of anthropological scholarship in all its subfields: Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Archaeology and Linguistics.

American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965

• Provides a unique insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst, market research pioneer and widely-recognised ‘father’ of Motivational Research.

Apartheid South Africa 1948-1980

• Makes available British government files from the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices spanning the period 1948 to 1980.

Digitalia Catalan eBooks

• A database of ebooks where you will find the broadest access to high-quality content in Catalan Language.

Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics

• With over 850 entries and approximately 400 contributing scholars, the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics Online is the authoritative reference work for students and researchers in the fields of Hebrew linguistics, general linguistics, Biblical studies, Hebrew and Jewish literature, and related fields.

GIDEON (Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network) 

• Global infectious disease knowledge management tool. GIDEON is used for diagnosis and reference in the fields of tropical and infectious diseases, epidemiology, microbiology and antimicrobial chemotherapy.

Oxford Dictionaries Arabic

• The online Arabic-English / English-Arabic dictionary includes more than 330,000 words, phrases, and translations, plus 70,000 example sentences. Designed for both Arabic and English native speakers, the dictionary includes the latest vocabulary from computing, business, the media, and the arts in both languages to ensure you have the most up-to-date words at your fingertips.

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New Databases

APA Handbooks in Psychology Series (via APA PsycNet)

  • Provides overviews and in-depth analyses of a variety of sub-fields within psychology.

Brill Online Primary Sources

  • Brill Online Primary Source consists of thematic collections of unique materials such as rare books and documents from around the world.

Chinese Newspapers Collection (1832-1953), ProQuest Historical Newspapers

  • This historical newspaper provides insight into Chinese political and social life during the turbulent 120 year period from 1832 to 1953 with 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers. Included are critical perspectives on the ending of more than 2,000 years of imperial rule in China, the Taiping Rebellion, the Opium Wars with Great Britain, the Boxer Rebellion and the events leading up to the 1911 Xinhai Revolution, and the subsequent founding of the Republic of China. In addition to the article content, the full-image newspapers offer searchable access to advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classified ads that illuminate history.

Cochrane Clinical Answers

  • Contains a clinical question, a short answer, and an opportunity to ‘drill down’ to the evidence from relevant Cochrane reviews. The target audience is healthcare practitioners and professionals, and other informed health care decision-makers.

Cross-National Time-Series (CNTS) Data Archive

  • The Cross-National Time-Series (CNTS) Data Archive is a longitudinal national data series and provides ranges of annual data from 1815 to the present. CNTS offers a comprehensive extent of variables and country facts. The information base goes back to 1815, thus giving the most complete and farthest reaching archive of demographic values.

C2ER Cost of Living Index (C2ER COLI)

  • The C2ER Cost of Living Index is a source of city-to-city comparisons. C2ER COLI data are recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, CNN Money, and the President’s Council of Economic Advisors. COLI’s data and methodology are reviewed by an Advisory Board composed of academic researchers and government officials.

Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference

  • This resource is designed to allow users to quickly navigate the billions of points of data contained in the repository, representing ~5,000 datasets covering thousands of geographic entities. Users can quickly search and view charts, maps, and rankings of time series at the country, state, county, MSA, postal code, and census-tract/ block group levels. All of the data are drawn from authoritative sources and are citable.

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets

  • Data-Planet Statistical Datasets is a web-based research solutions tool. The datasets are sourced from reputable public and private organizations and cover topics across 16 broad subject areas, including education, population and income, industry, commerce, and trade, housing and construction, and much more. All of the data have been standardized and structured, and are described with 37 fields of metadata including DOI, summary-level visualizations of the data, descriptions, titles, geographic entities, data-specific elements, and standardized citations. Users can access all the available views for each data series and download the data from each DataSheet.

Dictionnaire d’Histoire et de Géographie ecclésiastiques (DHGE)

  • DHGE is an online encyclopaedia of information on the history of the Church.

Digital Theatre Plus

  • Digital Theatre Plus provides access to high definition filmed interviews and insights from playwrights, directors, designers, musicians and actors involved in the playmaking process. They also feature prepared workshop materials, scene and character studies, plot summaries and teachable background information to accompany Digital Theatre’s growing library of films.

E&E (Environment & Energy Publishing)

  • E&E is a resource of comprehensive, timely, objective journalistic analysis on significant policy, legislation, science, legal, and regulatory affairs across the environment and energy spectrum. E&E Publishing’s Suite of Services are ClimateWire, E&E Daily, Greenwire, and E&ENews PM, EnergyWire and E&ETV’s OnPoint.

Digital Theatre Plus

  • Digital Theatre Plus provides access to high definition filmed interviews and insights from playwrights, directors, designers, musicians and actors involved in the playmaking process. They also feature prepared workshop materials, scene and character studies, plot summaries and teachable background information to accompany Digital Theatre’s growing library of films.

Engineering Case Studies Online

  • This resource provides sources for a wide range of video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes. At completion, the collection contains documentaries, accident reports, experiments, visualizations, case studies, lectures and interviews from leading engineering institutions around the world.

Engineering Case Studies Online

  • This resource provides sources for a wide range of video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes. At completion, the collection contains documentaries, accident reports, experiments, visualizations, case studies, lectures and interviews from leading engineering institutions around the world.

FAITS – Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies

  • The Faulkner database contains hundreds of carefully researched, plainly written, and easy to understand IT, security, and communications technology reports.

Humanities Source

  • This database offers worldwide full-text content pertaining to literary,scholarly and creative thought. The collection includes full text for more than 1,400 journals, with citations to over 3.5 million articles, including book reviews.

 

History of Afghanistan Online

 

  • This database is the online version of History of Afghanistan (sets). Sirāj al-tawārīkh or The History of Afghanistan was commissioned as an official national history by the Afghan prince, later amir, Habib Allah Khan (reigned 1901-1919).The author, Fayz Muhammad Khan, better known as “Katib” (The Writer), was a scribe at the royal court. For more than twenty years, he had full access to government archives and oral sources and thus presents an unparalleled picture of the country from its founding in 1747 until the end of the nineteenth century.

IMF eLibrary

  • The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) eLibrary simplifies analysis and research with direct access to the IMF’s periodicals, books, working papers and studies, and data and statistical tools. You will find information and perspective on macroeconomics, globalization, development, trade and aid, technical assistance, demographics, emerging markets, policy advice, and poverty reduction.

Index Religious

  • The Index Religiosus is the international reference bibliography for academic publications in Theology, Religious Studies and Church History. Initial information drawn from the bibliography of the Revue d’histoire ecclésiastique and the Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses. It covers publications written in various European languages (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, etc. . ) and is the result of collaboration between the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) and KU Leuven.

Legal Source

  • This resource offers information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical law, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment.

Library & Information Science Source

  • The premier full-text resource to help librarians and researchers keep pace with the latest trends in the rapidly evolving field of library and information science. The database covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval and information management. 

lynda.com

  • An online video training library with over one hundred thousand expert-ledvideos and thousands of courses. NYU community members can use lynda.comto learn the latest tools, software, and techniques in business, digital media, design, photography, animation, development, and more. Access to lynda.com is available in the Academics and Worktabs of NYUHome as well as through this link.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database (NMCD)

  • This database provides the listing of brand name product ingredients available. A special benefit tousing this database is that for each brand name product you can get a “brand product report,” which is quick summary of safety, effectiveness, drug interactions, and adverse effects for each ingredient contained in the product.

PUNCH Historical Archive 1841-1992

  • This resource provides the fully text searchable online archive of Punch magazine. The archive a resource for researching and teaching 19th and 20th century political and social history on key themes such as World War I and World War II; Wars and Conflicts; Colonialism,Imperialism and End of Empire; Impact of New Technology and Modernity; Public Health, Conservation and Environmentalism; Social Change; and The Role of Women.

RIPM Online

  • Provides access to eighteenth-, nineteenth- and twentieth-century periodical literature dealing with music. The RIPM Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals, the RIPM Online Archive of Music Periodicals, and the e-Library of Music Periodicals are available on the RIPMPlus platform directly

Runivers: Cultural and Historical Project

  • A digital library of primary sources for Russian history and culture. Subjectcategories are listed on the left of the screen. See “Zhurnal’nyi zal” for suchhistoric journals as Russkii arkhiv, 1863-1917; Put’: Organ russkoi religioznoimysli, 1929-1940; Voprosy filosofii i psikhologii, 1889-1918; and Zhurnal Ministerstva narodnogo prosveshcheniia, 1834-1917.

SciELO Citation Index (Scientific Electronic Library Online via Web of Science):

  • This resource provides citation index of SciELO contents, which includes regional journals from Latin American and the Caribbean as well as titles from Spain, Portugal and South Africa. You can search and view critically important regional content with international impact.

Security Reference Service (FII online)

  • This is a historical data service through FII’s Web-site. This contains mandatory actions on equity securities from the inception of the CUSIP number system in 1968 to the present.

Symptom Media

  • Symptom Media offers an expanding library of clinical training vignettes guided by the DSM-5 (updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition) and ICD (the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Health Problems) as well as other real life behavioral health case scenarios. Clinical training vignettes illustrate symptoms unfolding on screen, serving as an educational tool for “symptom recognition” and providing visual tools that facilitate diagnosing of mental illnesses.

The ASCE Library

  • The ASCE Library is a digital library that provides access to a collection of civil engineering content. It contains articles from ASCE journals, papers from conference proceedings, and e-books and standards.

 

Uniworld Online

 

  • Uniworld Online provides accurate global contact information of American owned companies

World News Connection Archives

  • Provides access to over 1 million foreign newspaper articles, broadcast transcripts and datelines from Beijing, Beirut, Bogota, Cairo, Jakarta,Iraq, Mogadishu, Qatar, Ramallah, Sarajevo, Vienna, and hundreds of other spots around the world -methodically translated into English by the US Government.

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides concise introductions to a wide range of subjects, written by experts in the field who combine facts, analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make challenging topics highly readable.

World News Connection Archives

  • Provides access to over 1 million foreign newspaper articles, broadcast transcriptsand datelines from Beijing, Beirut, Bogota, Cairo, Jakarta,Iraq, Mogadishu, Qatar,Ramallah, Sarajevo, Vienna, and hundreds of other spots around the world -methodically translated into English by the US Government.

 

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New Databases, 2014

We’ve got a number of new databases for 2014: 

Drama Online

  • Includes the full text of plays from across the history of the theatre, ranging from Aeschylus to the present day. Includes non-English-language works in translation, scholarly and critical editions, first night program texts, and critical analysis and contextual information. Also includes over 500 images from the Victoria and Albert Museum’s archive of production photos

Bibliografía de la Literatura Española desde 1980

  • A resource for scholars of Spanish literature, Bibliografía de la Literatura Española is a comprehensive bibliography of all related documentation published in any language. It covers monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, bibliographies, congress proceedings, and other miscellaneous material

Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon Online

  • Provides information on artists with biographical information on more than 1 million visual artists from all over the world and throughout the ages, from antiquity to the present

Artemis Primary Sources

  • Integrates formerly disparate digital collections to provide a seamless research experience that helps students search across a wide array of materials and points in time, and discover new ways to analyze information

Current Contents Connect (Web of Knowledge)    

  • Provides complete tables of contents and bibliographic information from the world’s leading scholarly journals and books. CrossSearch is a tool that allows you to search across multiple ISI’s Current Contents Connect products

Data Citation Index (Web of Knowledge) 

  • Provides an array of data across subjects and regions, providing a comprehensive picture of research output to understand data in context and maximize research efforts

Derwent Innovations Index (Web of Knowledge)

  • Patent information from Derwent World Patent Index® as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index. CrossSearch is a tool that allows you to search across multiple ISI’s Derwent Innovations Index products

Zoological Record (Web of Knowledge)

  • The broad scope of coverage, since 1864,  ranges from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.

MEDLINE (Web of Knowledge)

  • The U.S. National Library of Medicine® (NLM®)  life sciences database.

ESI – Essential Science Indicators

  • Provides access to a compilation of essential science performance statistics and science trend data. The chief indicators of output, or productivity, are journal article publication counts. Data in Essential Science Indicators are limited to Thomson Scientific-indexed journal articles only.

Contemporary Literary Criticism

  • Collection of more than 11,000 critical essays on contemporary authors. Each CLC–Select entry contains a biographical/critical introduction, a list of principal works, critical essays, and sources for further study. Updated monthly, Contemporary Literary Criticism–Select allows users to search by author name, title of work, nationality, subject/genre, ethnicity, critic name, and more.

Vestnik Evropy

  • One of the first literary and political journals in Russia. Together with literature and arts the journal enlightened its readers on problems of internal and foreign policy of Russia as well as history and political life of foreign countries. Nikolai Karamzin, the famous writer and historian, was its editor. The journal ceased publishing in 1830

We’ve also got a number of trial databases. Check them out and tell us what you think!  

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New Databases: November 2013

We’ve got an eclectic bunch of new databases available to you, acquired in November. Enjoy!

Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04727 

Le Grand Robert: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04728 

The Women’s Wear Daily Archive‎: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04729 

China, America and the Pacific : trade & cultural exchange: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04733 

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Five new databases acquired in October

The Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database, a Full Text Databases provided through Ovid.  Available at: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04719 .

Encyclopedia of Social Work, an Encyclopedia provided through Oxford University Press.  Available at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04720 . 

NASW Clinical Register, an Index provided through Ovid. Available at:  https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04721  

IET Digital Library – eBooks, an E-books provided provided through The Institution of Engineering and Technology. Available at: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04722 .

Asian Film Online, an Audio/Visual resource provided through Alexander Street Press.  Available at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04724 .

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New Databases: September 2013

September 2013

Campbell Collaboration Library of Systematic Reviews,  a Full Text Databases provided through Campbell Collaboration: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04709 

PolicyMap,  a Report provided through The Reinvestment Fund: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04536

International Security & Counter-Terrorism Reference Center,  a Full Text Databases provided through EbscoHost: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU03334 

Dental Education in Video,  an Audio/Visual resource provided through Alexander Street Press: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04658 

Nursing Education in Video,  an Audio/Visual resource provided through Alexander Street Press: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04659 

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video,  an Audio/Visual resource provided through Alexander Street Press: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04660 

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video,  an Audio/Visual resource provided through Alexander Street Press:  https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04661 

American Indian Histories and Cultures,  a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04705 

WordsAnalytics, a Full Text Databases provided through WordsAnalytics Inc: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04703 

SPIE Digital Library,  a Full Text Databases provided through International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE):https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU01255 

LWW health library,  a Full Text Databases provided through Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04692 

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New Databases for July and August 2013

August 2013

UpToDate, a Full Text Databases provided through UpToDate, Inc.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04665 

Simmons OneView, a Report provided through Experian.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04666 

Oxford Scholarly Editions Online, a Full Text Databases provided through Oxford University Press.  Can be found at   https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04692 

Blackwell Reference online, a Full Text Databases provided through Blackwell Publishing.  Can be found at   https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU02799 

ICE virtual library, a Full Text Databases provided through Thomas Telford.  Can be found at    https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU03128 

ATLA Religion Database, an Index provided through EbscoHost.  Can be found at  https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU00328 

(The ATLA Religion Database via Ovid platform has been transitioned to the EBSCOhost platform.)

Adam Matthew Digital Collections: Foreign Office Files for China, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at  https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04694 

Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at  https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04695 

Literary Manuscripts Leeds, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at  https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04697 .

Victorian Popular Culture, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04698 

American West, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04699 

China: Trade, Politics and Culture, 1793-1980,  a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU03488 

China: Culture and Society,  a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04700 .

Defining Gender – 1450-1910,  a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU03489 

Everyday Life & Women in America (AMP), a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU02919

Grand Tour, a Full Text Databases/Images provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04701

Literary Manuscripts Berg, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04702

Medieval Travel Writing, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU03490

Medieval Family Life, a Full Text Databases/Images provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04703 

Meiji Japan, a Full Text Databases/Images provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04704 

Nixon years, 1969-1974, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04706 

Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History,  a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04707 

Women in the National Archives, a Full Text Databases provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04708

First World War, a Full Text Databases/Images provided through Adam Matthew Digital.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04709 

July 2013

Education Source with ERIC, a Full Text Databases provided through EbscoHost.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04652 

LGBT Thought and Culture, an Audio/Visual resource provided through Alexander Street Press.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04591 

World Newsreels Online, 1929–1966,  an Audio/Visual resource provided through Alexander Street Press.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04561 

McGraw-Hill eBook Library,  an Electronic book provided through McGraw-Hill.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04655  

Health Policy Reference Center,  a Full Text Databases provided through EbscoHost.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04587 

Chinese research perspectives Online,  an Electronic book provided through Brill.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04656 

Jewish Survey Question Bank,  a Full Text Databases provided through Jim Joseph Foundation.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04657 

Foreign Law Guide,  an index provided through Brill.  Can be found at https://arch.library.nyu.edu/databases/database/NYU04664 

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